Erasto “Russ” Valle PT, MPT, OCS, COMT
The Pluses & Perils of Pickleball
Pickleball is all the rage. Each day, more and more individuals, across all age groups are heading to the pickleball courts. With over 4.8 million participants nationwide in 2022, and 39.3% growth over the last two years, pickleball has become the fastest-growing...
Winning the Winter Season – How To Stay Active During the Winter Season
During the cold winter months, the days are shorter, and the weather is chillier, making it harder to maintain an outdoor exercise plan. Regular exercise is important, so we want to encourage and inspire you with creative ways to keep you moving! Give yourself...
How to Avoid Common Winter Injuries this Cold Season
By Joseph Stellabotte, M.D., sports medicine specialist at Premier Every year, 'Old Man Winter' brings with him an assortment of sprains, strains, and fractures. But following a few simple steps can lower the odds that you or a loved one suffers a winter weather...
Russ received his Masters in Physical Therapy from Florida International University in 2002. In 2010 he completed his certification as Certified Orthopaedic Manual Therapy (COMT) in Maitland technique. He is board certified as an orthopedic specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. He has practiced orthopedic manual and sports physical therapy with an emphasis on injury management and orthopaedics for the spine and extremities.
Russ’s approach to treatment is to use movement and palpation to analyze muscle imbalances and find the root cause of the problem and return the patient back to their highest level of function using various manual therapy techniques and specific functional exercises.